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Introduction of first two stent sizes marks initial step in launching full portfolio of Zilver PTX stents to U.S. physicians

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Sunday, November 18th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cook Medical has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) marketing approval for the first devices in its Zilver® PTX® Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent portfolio, company officials reported today. It’s the first time the FDA has approved a drug-eluting stent to treat blockages in a peripheral artery.

"This approval marks the start of Cook’s program to bring the benefits of drug elution to U.S. physicians treating the peripheral arteries,” said Rob Lyles, vice president and global leader of Cook Medical’s Peripheral Intervention division. "No other company can match Cook’s commitment to this technology, and by the end of 2013, we expect to have a full suite of drug-eluting peripheral stents in the most commonly used lengths and diameters available to U. ... Read more »
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NEW YORK - Friday, November 16th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Executive Chairman William P. Lauder and President and Chief Executive Officer Fabrizio Freda of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) today announced an organizational evolution which reflects the outstanding global growth of the Company, and strengthens its historic brand focus to become even more locally relevant. This evolution also creates further exciting growth opportunities for the Company’s talent worldwide.

Mr. Freda stated, "Great organizations are dynamic, evolving as markets change and as skills of the organization grow. In 2009, we strengthened our Company by creating roles that enabled our leaders to best leverage their expertise. The results have been far-reaching. Today, we work even more collaboratively and decisively, and this evolution will drive our future success.”

Specifically, under the enhanced organizational design, the Company will expand its number of Group ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Thursday, November 15th 2012

Regulatory News: Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, and Standard Chartered Bank, a leading financial institution, announce the first large scale rollout of a display card solution in Singapore. Jointly developed with Nagra ID Security, Gemalto’s Ezio onCard PAD & PAY is an innovative two-in-one device with a small LCD display combining EMV payment, One-time Password (OTP) and transaction signing for e-banking. As part of an end-to-end offering, Gemalto is also providing the authentication server, card personalization, fulfillment and project implementation for Standard Chartered Bank. Card personalization in particular is performed in Gemalto’s own certified banking facilities, providing the same high level of security as handling EMV payment cards.

Ezio onCard PAD & PAY combines Gemalto’s expertise in both payment cards and tokens, cumulating in the ... Read more »
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MINNEAPOLIS - Thursday, November 15th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- European invoice audit, processing, financing, and payment is highly complex and difficult to manage, varying by country, currency, and payment category. Corporates, governments, and their suppliers often must work with multiple banks in different countries. Today, Syncada from Visa enhanced its patented system to assist organisations operating in Europe address these challenges.

In Europe, logistics invoices represent 6% of all corporate spend, according to a recent study, “E-Invoicing/E-Billing: Opportunities in a challenging market environment”, by Billentis. As regulation increases the complexity of globalisation, organisations achieve best-in-class by collaboration, visibility, and data analysis at every stage of the transaction. Thus, organisations require agile partners who provide flexible tools, robust knowledge, and constant innovation.

A typical scenario would be ... Read more »
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